Real Estate Commercial Leasing

Lauletta Birnbaum is uniquely positioned to understand the real estate requirements and operating needs of our commercial leasing clients. We have extensive experience representing landlords, tenants, and developers of leasehold properties. We represent the business interests of clients in retail, office, industrial, healthcare, restaurant, energy, sports/recreation/entertainment, and multi-family housing. We have acted on behalf of clients in urban, suburban, planned office parks, waterfront redevelopments, shopping centers, residential, and various special use projects.

We regularly represent landlords and tenants with a broad variety of needs related to real estate leasing and development.

  • Office Leasing
  • Retail Leasing
  • Industrial Leasing
  • Restaurant Leasing
  • Subleases
  • Lease Enforcement and Litigation
  • Sale-leasebacks and Leveraged Lease Transactions
  • Ground Leases
  • Air Rights Leases
  • Property Management Agreements
  • Architect and Construction Contract Review
  • Entity Formation

Representative experience includes:

  • Represent tenants and landlords on a continuing basis negotiating leases of commercial offices and industrial space in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and New York
  • Counseling and negotiating on behalf of landlords and tenants (in lieu of or in connection with litigation) in workouts,  and the restructuring of retail, restaurant, commercial, and industrial leases where tenants have defaulted
  • Serve as outside counsel for a national developer/ shopping center landlord. This involves drafting form letters of intent and leases for in-line stores, free standing buildings, and pad site locations, as well as negotiating on behalf of the client on a national basis
  • Negotiated ground leases for the development of pad sites in a shopping center for free-standing restaurants and banks
  • Represented an international client in lease negotiations for its United States headquarters
  • Represented a major international bank in leasing retail space for 14 branches in the Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia markets, including new construction in shopping centers and existing first floor office building space.
  • Represented an international law firm in its leases as tenant in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware

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